For a Cold

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Title

For a Cold

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For a Cold
Take a large tea-cupfull of [Lindsew] two pennyworth of [stuk]-liquorish, a Quarter of a pd of Sun-Raisins, put these into two Quarts of [illegible] water, then add to it a quarter of a pd of brown sugar candy powdered, a tablespoonfull of the best white wine vinegar or Lemon juice.
[n]ote the [k]um & vinegar are best to be added only to that Quantity that you are I'm[inserted above: m]ediately going to take; for if it is put into the whole, it is apt in a little time to grow flat
Drink half a pint at going to Bed & take a little whenever the Cough is troublesome

Contributor

Le, Vincent

Source

Elizabeth Fairfax cookbook, Collection #C0202, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Publisher

George Mason University Libraries

Rights

Public domain. There are no known restrictions.

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